fascinating vs riveting what difference

what is difference between fascinating and riveting

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfæsɪˌneɪtɪŋ/

Adjective

fascinating (comparative more fascinating, superlative most fascinating)

  1. Having interesting qualities; captivating; attractive.

Derived terms

  • fascinatingly

Translations

Verb

fascinating

  1. present participle of fascinate


English

Verb

riveting

  1. present participle of rivet

Adjective

riveting (comparative more riveting, superlative most riveting)

  1. Commanding the attention of spectators.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:exciting

Translations

Noun

riveting (plural rivetings)

  1. The act of joining with rivets.
  2. The act of spreading out and clinching the end, as of a rivet, by beating or pressing.
  3. A set of rivets; rivets collectively.
    • 1852-1866, Charles Tomlinson, Cyclopaedia of Useful Arts and Manufactures
      Principles working upon materials, as lathes, boring, planing, which should guide the choice of the means of supply, mortising, riveting, and screw-cutting machines.

Derived terms

  • butt riveting
  • chain riveting
  • crossed riveting
  • double riveting
  • lap riveting

Translations

Anagrams

  • tivering

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